Tonight Latvia started their search for the representative to the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Seventeen acts took the stage in the semi-final of Supernova 2022, with ten of them qualifying to next week’s final.
Supernova 2022: the finalists
- Inspo – A Happy Place
- Aminata – I’m Letting You Go
- Linda Rušeniece – Pay My Own Bills
- Mēs Jūs Mīlam – Rich Itch
- Elīna Gluzunova – Es pabiju tur
- Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad
- Bermudu Divstūris – BAD
- Bujāns – He, She, You & Me
- Miks Galvanovskis – I’m Just A Sinner
- Raum – Plans
- Miks Dukurs – First Love
- Patriks Peterson – Can’t Get You Outta My Head
- Katō – Promises
- Markus Riva – If You’re Gonna Love Me
- The Coco’nuts – In And Out Of The Dark
- Beatrise Heislere – On The Way Home
- Zelma – How
Tonight’s show was hosted by Ketija Šēnberga and Latvia’s 2003 representative Lauris Reiniks. After getting infected with COVID-19, Aminata had to perform her song from home. Next to Aminata, who represented Latvia in 2015, other former Eurovision representatives in this year’s line-up included Intars Busulis (2009) as part of the group Bujāns, Bermudu Divstūris, who previously represented Latvia as Musiqq in 2011 and Ralfs Eilands, who represented Latvia in P.E.R. back in 2013 and is now competing as part of Mēs Jūs Mīlam.
Tonight’s qualifiers were decided by the combination of the jury vote and the televote. Next Saturday the ten finalists will compete for the chance to represent Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Latvia will take part in the first semi-final of the contest on May 10th. The winner of Supernova 2022 will perform on the first half of the show.
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